Rebecca De Unamuno
Open to Suggestion | 12 Oct 2018 | 8.30pm
Improv Workshop (Adults) | 13 Oct 2018 | 11.15am
Rebecca De Unamuno is one of the most versatile comedians working in Australia today. Her career has covered television, stand-up, improvisation, radio and three tours with Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander.
Rebecca’s television credits include The Glass House , Big Bite, CNNNN , The Chaser’s War on Everything , Kath & Kim , Comedy Inc The Late Shift, The Trophy Room , Talkin’ ’bout Your Generation , Tractor Monkeys and Slideshow . On radio Rebecca has been the voiceover artist for Triple J’s Breakfast Show and has been guest cohost of Late Night Chaser, Triple M Breakfast , Tom and Subby, The Shebang and is still a regular guest on Thank God It’s Friday (ABC 702).
For two years Rebecca was the voiceover artist for The Comedy Channel and continues to work extensively in the world of voiceovers, including Happy Feet 2, working alongside Hank Azaria, Elijah Wood and the late Robin Williams.
“De Unamuno’s exquisite talent for creating characters on the spot, as well as narrative to sustain them, is something to see”
Rebecca has been an improviser for over 15 years and has performed regularly at Belvoir St Theatre and Enmore Theatre. Rebecca is a two time Cranston Cup champion and was a member of the Australian team which won the Improv World Cup at the 2001 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. Rebecca was the first woman in history of the competition to be named Player of the Tournament.
In 2003 Rebecca was nominated for Most Outstanding Newcomer to Television at the inaugural Australian Comedy Awards and in 2005 was a Moosehead Award recipient for her solo improvisation show Open to Suggestion at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival . In 2009 Rebecca devised and performed Sincerely Yours: An Improvised Love Story with Derek Flores (3 Canadians, Second City Toronto) which was nominated for Best Comedy at the 2009 New Zealand Fringe Festival.